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Power Assist Products and People – Prevent the Mismatch

Program ID :IC37.2019
Webinar Length of Time: 1.0 Hour

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Mary Shea, MA, OTR, ATP
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, United States

Mary Shea, MA, OTR, ATP is the clinic manager of wheelchair services at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. She has presented wheelchair-related workshops nationally and internationally, and has published several articles and textbook chapters on assistive technology-related topics. Ms. Shea was on the NYSOTA board for 20 years and has been recognized for service to the profession and education in OT.

Cathy Carver, PT, ATP/SMS
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Spain Rehabilitation Center, United States

Cathy has worked as a physical therapist solely in an adult wheelchair and seating clinic at UAB/Spain Rehab Center in Birmingham, AL since 2010 after 14 years in inpatient and outpatient neurorehab. She has taught courses since 2007, including ISS, AOTA, NRRTS webinars, and CEU courses. She is on the Executive Board of the Clinician Task Force, member of APTA, RESNA, and Friend of NRRTS. She consults for Qualis Health, doing medical review for funding requests for custom wheelchairs.

Presented at the 35th International Seating Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA USA

Note: Faculty for this activity have been required to disclose all relationships with any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services, with the exemption of nonprofit or government organizations and non-healthcare related companies.

  • No conflicts have been disclosed.


Power assist product evaluation, comparison of the four available products, and case studies will be presented in a didactic format. An interactive format will then take place where the profile of a person is presented and we have the audience determine which power assist product is appropriate.

Learning Objectives

Upon viewing this webinar, participants will be able to:


CEU Registration and Cost

0.100 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be awarded to individuals for viewing 1.0 hours of instruction.
The cost for the webinar is $59.00

Instructions to Obtain CEUs

go to the RSTCE web site at: www.rstce.org

    1. Enter username and password or create new profile
    2. Select Webinars
    3. Select the webinar:IC37.2019 Power Assist Products and People – Prevent the Mismatch
    4. Complete your registration

A payment confirmation will be sent via e-mail.
(Allow 10 minutes for the database to process payment and send a confirmation e-mail).

After viewing the webinar

    1. log back into database and Select Post Tests and Evaluation for:
      IC37.2019 Power Assist Products and People – Prevent the Mismatch
    2. Select and complete Post Tests and Evaluations

You will receive your CEU Certificate via e-mailed as a PDF file (Please allow 10 minutes for the database to process your certificate and send it to your e-mail)

The University of Pittsburgh, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences awards Continuing Education Units to individuals who enroll in certain educational activities. The CEU is designated to give recognition to individuals who continue their education in order to keep up-to-date in their profession. (One CEU is equivalent to 10 hours of participation in an organized continuing education activity). Each person should claim only those hours of credit that he or she actually spent in the educational activity.
The University of Pittsburgh is certifying the educational contact hours of this program and by doing so is in no way endorsing any specific content, company, or product. The information presented in this program may represent only a sample of appropriate interventions.

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Updated | 06.27.2019